Clowns [Upright model] [No. 630]

The Video Game PCB by Midway Mfg. Co.

Clowns [Upright model] [No. 630] screenshot

DESCRIPTION

Emulated in MAME ! [ARCADE] Video Game PCB

Clowns © 1978 Midway.


Players bounce clowns off 'see-saw' to break rows of balloons for high score and bonus jumps.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

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Clowns [Upright model] [No. 630] the  Video Game PCB
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Upright cabinet
Midway No. 630

Main CPU : Intel 8080 (@ 1.9968 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Discrete circuitry

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 2

Players : 2
Control : paddle

TRIVIA

Clowns was released in January 1978.

Also released as "Clowns [Cocktail Table model]".

This game is known in UK as "Springboard" (licensed to Subelectro).

David Nelson holds the official record for this game with 61,390 points on June 1, 2004.

SCORING

Successful jump : 10 points
Popping Balloon in bottom row: 20 points
Popping Balloon in middle row : 50 points
Popping Balloon in top row : 100 points
Bonus for Clearing Bottom Balloon Row : 200 points
Bonus for Clearing Middle Balloon Row : 500 points
Bonus for Clearing Top Balloon Row : 1,000 points

PORTS

Computers:


Commodore C64 (1983)

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.

Page last modified on September 23, 2014